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SubjectRE: [PATCH] DES LOOP Support
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On Wed, 19 Jun 1996, Jesus Eugenio Sanchez wrote:

> There are several symmetric encryption methods, among them
> SAFER-SK64, which is freely available and claims to be quite
> strong. I'm no mathematician, though, so don't take my word
> for it.
>
> DES is not the only option for implementing encryption at the
> low level.

The two current darlings among the encryption community, so far as
symmetric cyphers go, are IDEA and Blowfish. IDEA is used in both PGP
and SSH, but blowfish has a strong following and, unlike IDEA, doesn't
raise patent issues. Take your pick.

As a US citizen, am I allowed to say this? 8^)

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